Gaston Lenotre

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Birthday
20, 1920
Birthplace
France
DEATH DATE
Jan 8, 2009 (88)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1920
Birthplace
France
DEATH DATE
Jan 8, 2009 (88)

About

Iconic French pastry chef who prepared food for celebrities.

Before Fame

He was born into a family of chefs. His mother, in fact, was one of the first female chefs in Paris.

Trivia

His son, Alain, founded the Culinary Institute in Houston, Texas.

Family Life

He and his daughter, Sylvie, co-wrote nine bestselling recipe books.

Associated With

He was one of the culinary inspirations behind Brad Bird's animated film Ratatouille.